When a gunman attacked Russia’s ambassador to Turkey at a photo exhibit in Ankara Monday, AP photographer Burhan Ozbilici didn’t put down his camera. Instead, he captured images of the gunman that immediately went viral.
The 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster prompted AP journalists in Eastern Europe to produce disturbing environmental stories near the site in Ukraine and also from Mayak, the scene of at least two of Russia’s worst nuclear accidents dating from the late 1940s.
Pin trading at the Olympics is always an event as popular as any spectator sport. The small, colorful souvenirs are created by corporations, countries and media organizations, such as The Associated Press, and swapped and collected by athletes and fans, alike.
Vladimir Putin 「was in a talkative mood,」 said AP Senior Managing Editor for International News John Daniszewski, who interviewed the Russian president Tuesday evening at the leader’s country home outside Moscow. 「The interview stretched longer than promised. He was congenial and ready to address tough questions, including follow-ups.」